Jose Mourinho says Watford defeat angered him
Anthony Martial was on the receiving end of a heavy challenge from Miguel Britos in the build-up to Etienne Capoue's goal, but there was no foul given despite the Frenchman being forced off.
Marcus Rashford found United's equaliser but Watford caught the visitors on the counter with just minutes left for Juan Camilo Zuniga to regain the hosts' lead.
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Watford captain Troy Deeney then put the game beyond any doubt in stoppage time from the penalty spot.
And Mourinho will be hoping his side are more prepared when they take on Walter Mazzarri's men at Old Trafford tomorrow (3pm).
“I was very angry with the first goal," the Red Devils boss said.
"I was very angry because Martial had to leave the pitch with a very strong tackle, we had the possibility of a concussion, he didn’t play the next match, but it was not a foul, it was a goal.
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Anthony Martial was forced off in defeat to Watford
“And that was in our hands then before half time he gave the opponent the possibility to be winning 1-0 so yes, I was really upset.
"Then we had a very good reaction, we played with lots of attacking players and more, we equalised, we were almost winning.
“But then we lost on a counter attack and that also made me angry because we knew already Watford is a team that defends with a lot of players but they have this capacity to be very dangerous on the counter attack and we let their midfielders arrive.”